April 12, 2022

Previous Meeting: April 5, 2022 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: April 19, 2022

Time and Place

Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Hybrid

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Weekly Meeting Agenda



  • In Person Events are back on.
  • Members may enter and use the space 24/7. If you Feel Sick - Stay Home.
  • Masks are optional, but encouraged
  • Get vaccinated if you can, while you are at it, get a Flu shot
  • Respect Science, Respect Nature, Respect Each Other

Building Updates

  • PLEASE respect the building alarm
  • We have 24 hour access to our space and the front stairwell ONLY, all other areas will trigger the alarm.
  • The alarm is active from 10pm to 6am
  • Do not go into any other part of the building during these times (ie; dumping the trash), as it will set off the alarm.


  • If you have an Amazon account, please use Amazon Smile to donate to Hive13 at smile.amazon.com.
  • Select "Sad Bee Inc", which is our corporate name.
  • It really helps give us a little more money to spend for things you want.

Welcome Guests!

  • Introductions
  • What kind of things are you interested in doing/making?
  • How did you hear about us?
  • Tour After Meeting

Upcoming Events and Classes


  • Tuesday, April 12th meeting guest speaker: Tom Ellis from Thompson Enamels
  • April 29th and 30th - Casting classes - Jax teaching sand casting, Kevin teaching Investment casting
  • April 24, Lisa Makes A Cake Day -- if you have an April, then you get to ask Lisa to make a cake of your choosing
  • April 25, Journal Club - Academic club to read academic journals and explain/talk about it and answer questions. Contact Dax if you would like to present/talk about a paper!

Improvements and New Toys!

Committee Updates

  • Outreach
    • If Kayla has contacted you about Honeycombs - we're looking to start doing interviews after Easter. Will get with everyone individually to work out days that do and don't work for you.
    • Parades!
      • Pride planning starting next outreach meeting! (4/20 😎)
      • Blink installation planning underway! See #blink-2022 in Slack for more (not #blink-182)
    • New Member Onboarding
      • Jackson B. will be leading our mentorship program!
        • More info at the meeting!
      • More new member stuff coming.
    • Digital Content
      • Major shoutout to Jack M. who collected some graphics/logos/fonts we've used on social media and put them all in one place. See #outreach for more!
      • Please send Kostas P. memes, tiktoks, ideas for social media content too kthxbye
    • OUTREACH COMMITTEE MEETING 4/20/22 7:30PM TO (ideally) 8:30PM
  • Hot Crafts
    • Keep an eye out for a workday in May
  • Finance
    • All time high in membership! 154!!!!!
  • Technology
  • Kitchen
    • Update from Kayla


  • Please put things back where they belong
    • We've had a surplus of missing things (multimeter, heat guns - which were found, the RFID reader at the admin desk!? a big ass extension cord!?)
    • Use the borrowed_tools channel. PLEASE.
    • Will be utilizing more missing kids tool posters. May create a lost & found corner upfront that people can check both personal items and what's missing from hive13
  • If you're not sure about a tool's capabilities/requirements - ask! be it a person or the wiki!
    • Example is that the wrong filament was used in one of the 3d printers. Easy thing to avoid. Double check yourself


  • Closing Tonight:
    • None
  • Closing Next Week:
  • In Discussion for Future:

Frisbee Round

  • What have you been working on slideshow


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